Last week, the Department of Education released a new set of "Frequently Asked Questions"
designed to help grantees appropriately use funds for conferences and
meetings. This new guidance applies to all federal grant funds, both
formula and discretionary, including programs like Perkins.
Posted by Application Administrator at 5/29/2013 1:11:11 PM
States who met performance targets in both their workforce investment systems and adult education programs became eligible to receive additional funding under an "incentive grants" program in the Workforce Investment Act. The funds may be used to improve the workforce and adult education system as well as CTE programs under the Perkins Act.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/6/2013 8:26:07 AM
Education Secretary Arne Duncan appeared on May 21 before the House
Education and the Workforce Committee to discuss the Administration’s Fiscal
Year (FY) 2014 budget request for the Department of Education. The hearing
covered a range of issues from special education to student loan interest
rates, but the committee also had some pointed questions for the secretary on
the budget plan for CTE.
Posted by Application Administrator at 5/28/2013 2:21:01 PM
On Wednesday, the House Appropriations Committee approved a measure that
caps federal discretionary funding at $966 billion for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014.
This amount is the maximum discretionary spending allowed under sequestration
policy, and represents an $18 billion decrease from current FY 2013 funding.
Posted by Application Administrator at 5/28/2013 2:19:34 PM
On Friday, May 3, the U.S. Department of Education announced the opening of the 2013 Investing in Innovation (i3) competition for “scale-up” and “validation” applications.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/14/2013 3:26:45 PM
Following the successful effort in
the House, supporters of CTE in the Senate had the opportunity to sign-on
to a letter to the Senate Appropriations Committees addressing Perkins funding
in Fiscal Year (FY) 2014.
Posted by Application Administrator at 6/14/2013 3:25:01 PM
ACTE applauds the 63 members of the House of Representatives who have
expressed their support for funding CTE.
Posted by Application Administrator at 6/14/2013 3:23:51 PM
week, senators who support CTE have the opportunity to sign on to a letter to
the Senate Appropriations Committee urging a strong federal investment in
Perkins for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014.
Posted by Application Administrator at 4/23/2013 5:38:19 PM